Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert

Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists

We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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Which Asian contemporary artists made Artprice auction revenue top 500?

Art Radar Asia has put together a list of this year’s biggest-selling Asian artists, compiled from the Artprice Annual Report (2009/2010). Out of the 500 international contemporary artists named by Artprice, 238 come from Asia. With artists like Yifei Chen (China), Anish Kapoor (India) and Takashi Murakami (Japan) topping the list, the results of this report are a testament to the continued growth of the Asian art market.

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Pakistani contemporary miniature art – overview on video

PAKISTANI CONTEMPORARY MINIATURE ART Keep hearing about contemporary Pakistani art and want to know a bit more? Here is a great little introductory video. RTHK, a Hong Kong media organisation, has produced a brief but powerful  video which, in just 6 … Continue reading

Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander at Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum New York to August 2009

PAKISTANI ARTIST MUSEUM SHOW Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection On view March 20-August 31, 2009 Internationally acclaimed artist Shahzia Sikander will serve as the ninth guest curator of the “Selects” exhibition series devoted to showing the museum’s … Continue reading

Best of Pakistani art in show Bradford, UK to July 2008

            Source: Yorkshire Post PAKISTANI ART to July 25th 2008. Pakistani art has a champion at Bradford University. Curator Alison Darnbrough has brought some of the country’s most important artists to England. Alison Darnbrough readily … Continue reading